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Middle East Map Quiz

http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/mideastquiz.html

Description: Test yourself on the map of the modern Middle East. Standards 10.10.1 and 10.10.2

Author: Test Your Geography Knowledge

Lesson ID: 110

Politics [In the Middle East]: From Royalty to Democracy

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/themes/politics/index.html

Description: Politics in the Middle East, far from being solely an issue of Islamic resurgence as is often presented by Western media, actually reflects a complex mixture of issues that include nationalism, religion, social and economic concerns, anti-colonialist sentiments, tribal loyalties, and ethnic identities. Standards 10.10.2 and 10.10.3

Author: Public Broadcasting Service, Global Connections

Lesson ID: 834

Top Secret Revealed: Examining Recently-Uncovered Secrets about the C.I.A. in Iran

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000419wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Closely analyze a series of New York Times articles uncovering the decades-old secret history of the Central Intelligence Agency in Iran to explore the past and present impact of this news story in the United States and the Middle East. Of specific interest is British and U.S. influence on who is selected at Iran's leaders in return for oil. Standards 10.10.2 and 11.9.6

Author: Alison Zimbalist, The New York Times Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 1109

U.S. Recognition of the State of Israel, The

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/us-israel/

Description: At midnight on May 14, 1948, the Provisional Government of Israel proclaimed a new State of Israel. On that same date, the United States, in the person of President Truman, recognized the provisional Jewish government as de facto authority of the Jewish state (de jure recognition was extended on January 31, 1949). The U.S. delegates to the U.N. and top-ranking State Department officials were angered that Truman released his recognition statement to the press without notifying them first. On May 15, 1948, the first day of Israeli Independence and exactly one year after UNSCOP was established, Arab armies invaded Israel and the first Arab-Israeli war began. Examine the original telegram and press release. Standards 10.9.6, 10.10.1, and 10.10.2

Author: Teaching with Documents, National Archives

Lesson ID: 17

What Role Have Natural Resources Played in the Politics and Economy of the Middle East?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/educators/lessons.html#resource

Description: The Middle East has always had a rich abundance of natural resources, although which resources are coveted and valued has changed over time. Today, abundant petroleum fields dominate the area's economy. But water has always been an important resource in the Middle East -- for its relative scarcity rather than its abundance. Disputes over rights to water (for example, building a dam in one country upstream from another) are a fundamental part of the political relationships in the region. Standards 10.10.1, 10.10.2, and 11.9..6

Author: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, WGBH Educational Foundation

Lesson ID: 1229

Whose Peace? Analyzing Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000517wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Explore the perspectives of different groups of people involved in and affected by the Israeli- Palestinian peace process. Work in small groups to examine the views of different groups affected by the peace process and write letters to the editor voicing the sentiments of members of different groups. Due to rapid changes in the region in the last year, you will need to find current news articles to update the information here but the issue of seeing the varying perspectives on the Arab-Israeli conflict is timeless. Standards 10.9.6, 10.10.2, and 11.9.6

Author: Kari Kohl, The New York Times Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Lesson ID: 1259

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